Expression

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Definition

an expression: an idiom, a saying, a phrase; a way of communicating
noun

Examples

  • "Today I'm wearing a sky blue shirt, so I'll be using expressions related to the sky and the colour blue."
  • "COCKNEY EXPRESSIONS (and their English translations)"
  • "Horatio's face was painted with what I can only assume to be traditional Amazonian facial markings, and his expression seemed bizarre: distant, yet intensely focused."
  • "Have you ever heard the expression 'you've got to spend money to make it'?"
  • "Anyhow, next week I will be in your ‘neck of the forest'* (again, I hope I've used the expression correctly)."
  • "Therefore we'd like you to avoid the following words and expressions (I've explained the more difficult ones for your benefit)"
  • "Have you ever heard the expression 'the customer is always right'?"
  • "I choose my expressions for the day when I get dressed each morning."
  • "Bruno : Yes, Brian, hence the expression: 'Surprise Inspection'."
  • "Do you have this expression in English?"

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